Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

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A&C Black, Dec 6, 2011 - 272 pages
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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

Interesting look at contemporary "Chinese" parenting vs "American" parenting, as the author applied it to her own children. Married to a Jewish White American, Amy tries to apply the chinese style to ... Read full review

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User Review  - judtheobscure - LibraryThing

Absolutely hilarious! Had a great time listening to this with my brother and parents and it brought back some nostalgic moments with my own music lessons early in life. Though I was probably more of my own tiger mum since mine didn't subscribe to tiger parenting. Read full review

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Contents

The Chinese Mother
3
Sophia
6
Louisa
10
The Chuas
14
On Generational Decline
20
The Virtuous Circle
25
Tiger Luck
30
Lulus Instrument
35
The Cadenza
64
13
77
14
85
Part Three
155
Rebellion
167
Darkness
176
Katrin
185
18
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The Violin
42
Teeth Marks and Bubbles
50
The Little White Donkey
60
27
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Amy Chua is the John M. Duff Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her first book, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, translated into eight languages, was a New York Times bestseller, an Economist Best Book of the Year and one of the Guardian's Top Political Reads of 2003. Her second book, Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance - and Why They Fall, was a critically acclaimed Foreign Affairs bestseller. Amy Chua has appeared frequently on radio and television and her writing has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review and the Wilson Quarterly. She lives with her husband, two daughters and two Samoyeds in New Haven, Connecticut.

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